Goal: To explore media effects research that examines the potential positive impact of media consumption.
1. Read the “Media Literacy Case Study” on pages 450-451 in your textbook for an overview of the Netflix show “13 Reasons Why”
2. Read this research report from the Center for Scholars and Storytellers at UCLA: Teen Mental Health Report.pdf
3. Write a 500 – 750 word response to this research in which you:
- Describe what you thought was the most interesting finding from the study.
- Discuss any criticisms you have of their research/findings
- Elaborate on what other questions this group could attempt to answer in future research on media, teens and mental health.